Unplug the Christmas Machine: 'A Complete Guide to Putting Love and Warmth Back Into the Season (Revised)

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William Morrow & Company
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7.51 X 9.09 X 0.56 inches | 0.81 pounds

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About the Author

Jo Robinson is Professor of Theatre and Performance at Newcastle University, UK, and a former convenor of the IFTR Historiography Working Group and of the TaPRA History and Historiography Working Group. She led the AHRC project, 'Mapping the Moment: Performance Culture in Nottingham 1857-1867', outputs from which were published in Performance Research, Nineteenth-Century Theatre and Film and the International Journal of Humanities and Computing. Her publications include Theatre & the Rural (2016) and, with Claire Cochrane, the edited collection Theatre History and Historiography: Ethics, Evidence and Truth (2016).

Jean Coppock Staeheli continues to help people make changes in their lives through her work in the Portland Health Institute's clinical programs, graduate courses and workshops, and services to health professionals. She also writes about health related topics. Jean lives in Tigard, Oregon, with her husband and two daughters.


""Unplug the Christmas Machine" offers a wealth of suggestions for combatting commercialism and filling the holidays with simple, spiritual celebrations that help families draw closer together." -- "The New York Times Book Review""A wide-awake volume dealing with everything from saving time and money to bucking the hidden gift-giving code. With recipes, decorating ideas, even sources of seasonal purchases: thorough and heartening." -- "Kirkus Reviews"""Unplug the Christmas Machine" is more than a 'how-to' book on holiday accessories. It is a complete guide to putting the love and warmth back into the season." -- "Oregon Magazine"